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Schools blocked 2.9 million cyber threats daily

Henry Burrell
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Henry Burrell
Thu, 21 Jan 2021
State school network security systems blocked 2.9 million cyber threats daily during term two last year.Network for Learning - N4L - said phishing was the most common form of threat, with 152 attempts blocked daily at each of the primary and secondary schools monitored during the term. A total of 120 million cyber security threats were blocked from April 15 to July 3. That was 13.7 percent more than in term one and a notable increase considering children were at school 22 fewer days because of the national lockdown that started in late Mar...

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